Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
On the wilderness
You sent the springs into the valleys; they are flowing between the hills.
He makes a waste land into a place of water, and a dry land into water-springs.
By his hand the heaven is covered with clouds and rain is stored up for the earth; he makes the grass tall on the mountains.
The waste land and the dry places will be glad; the lowland will have joy and be full of flowers.
I will make rivers on the dry mountain-tops, and fountains in the valleys: I will make the waste land a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
See, I am doing a new thing; now it is starting; will you not take note of it? I will even make a way in the waste land, and rivers in the dry country.
Are any of the false gods of the nations able to make rain come? are the heavens able to give showers? are you not he, O Lord our God? so we will go on waiting for you, for you have done all these things.
For a land, drinking in the frequent rain and producing good plants for those for whom it is worked, has a blessing from God: